Minister of Petroleum, Personnel Receive Bravery Medals
Khartoum--The Popular Council for Cultural and Social Communication yesterday celebrated at Petroleum Club the honoring personnel at the Ministry of Petroleum to award the Ministry of Petroleum as well as the personnel bravery medals; in addition to a medal of anonymous soldier for those stationed in the region of Heglig in the wake of a great victory the brave armed forces achieved lately.
The Deputy Secretary General of Petroleum said that people tend to differ over politics and sports but when it comes to the homeland they agree, stating that the Sudanese people have gained many experiences in managing oil in times of peace and destruction, adding that cooperation and solidarity are types of social fabric.
The head of petroleum workers union said the honoring of the personnel at the ministry was an honor for all Sudanese society.
The head of popular council for cultural and social communication said that the program was aimed at motivating the ministry of defense and other ministries as well to follow suit to express gratitude to the brave soldiers. He announced readiness to extend thanks to National Security Service, the police forces and others.
The coordinator of Khartoum state affirmed that the Ministry of Petroleum has contributed to development in Sudan and before to peace; therefore, it deserves the medal matching all medals. He thanks those who liberated Heglig because the soldiers “wanted to fight a battle of the divinity of the homeland.” Representatives of all workers in Sudan participated in the ceremony.
By Shadia Basheri, 27/05/2012